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Paris Is Burning is a 1991 English-language Documentary motion picture written by Paul Gibson and directed by Jennie Livingston and produced by Jennie Livingston under the banner of Academy Entertainment in collaboration with Off White Productions. A chronicle of New York's drag scene in the 1980s, focusing on balls, voguing and the ambitions and dreams of those who gave the era its warmth and vitality. Paris is burning stars Dorian Corey in the title role along with an ensemble cast including Pepper Labeija, Venus Xtravaganza, Octavia St. Laurent, Willi Ninja, Angie Xtravaganza and Freddie Pendavis. Cinematography was done by Paul Gibson and editing by Jonathan Oppenheim. The motion picture has a running time of 78 minutes. It was released on 1st August 1991 and it received positive reviews from critics when it was released and became successful at box office. Paris Is Burning was made on a budget of $0 million and it was a super hit at box office gross of $3 million. Distribution rights for the motion picture were acquired by Off-White Productions. At the 1991 Berlin International Film Festival It won an award for Best Documentary Film. At the 1991 Sundance Film Festival It also won an award for Documentary.

Release Date 01 AUG 1991
Run Time 1 HOUR 11 MINUTES
Budget $ 0 MILLION



Documentary , Drama

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